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suisse today after a senate board accused the bank for helping americans evade millions in taxes. helping hide as as it is from the government. so far the government has learned of 228 account holders. credit suisse agreed to pay a fine for violating u.s. securities laws. mike viqueira on capitol hill, there were sharp exchanges in that senate banking sub committee hearing room today. >> reporter: you're absolutely right because that investigative committee of the united states senate spent a lot of years looking into the swiss banks, sending billions of dollars into secret accounts to try to aprovide paying taxes here in u.s. it appears certain suisse bankers have nothing--james bond has nothing on suisse bankers. >> reporter: it's the stuff of countless spy novels by some senators say it's all too real. as much as $12 billion hidden away in suisse bank accounts. all secret, none of it legal, none of it taxed. top officials of credit suisse, called before a senate panel accused in a congressional report of helping 19,000 u.s. customers evade taxes through hidden accounts and ov
to cut taxes to workers who don't have children. >> let's make this a year of action. >> reporter: following his state of the union, president obama is taking action with his 2015 budget, the people who would benefit low wage workers. for years it has only been workers with children who benefited from the earned income tax credit. under the president's proposal that tax break would expand to those without children. he wants to double a childless worker's tax credit to about $1,000 a year, to offset the cost of the new tax break, the president is proposing an end to an old tax break to the wealthy. that move is projected to garner some $60 billion over ten years. the president is also proposing full-time workers with kids get a bigger tax credit to cover child care costs. he wants to make preschool available for all four year olds. and the tax credit for college tuition, he wants to make that permanent. and proposing funding to upgrade aging highway systems across the country. the plan is expected to help 13.5 million americans. erika pitzi, al jazeera. >>> comes up on al jazeera a
in congress or pay federal income tax. it has taken a backseat to the crisis front and center and puerto rico is in trouble and many that can are leaving. it has been nearly five years since making the leap of her life from puerto rico to virginia. >> i was a graphic design professional on the island. i had an apartment. my family close by and clients and so forth. >> today she owns a flooring company with her husband. she says a drying up economy left them no choice but to leave. >> we could see criminality was rising and the buildings were run down. >> one of the thousands educated puerto ricoians that left the island for work. >> in a lot of the businesses in the main avenues a lot of homes for sale. these are like in very nice neighborhoods and stay for sale for a long time and you see the grass growing and the trees and all of a sudden it is like the property is abandoned and this is it, either i move or i'm going to lose what i have here. >> for aech -- each of the for sale signs, junk stat us. that is the debt equal to more than 90% of the island's gross domestic product and the per ca
's priorities. it lays out how and where your tax dollars get raised and spent. president obama would like more of those dollars to go towards road construction, job training and preschool education next year. he wants to expand a tax break for lower income workers, and he wants to take away a tax break currently enjoyed by high-ear high-earning hedge fund types who earn most of their income from fees they charge investors. that's all i'm going to tell you at the moment about what is in this budget. instead, i want to you focus on what is wrong with the entire budget process in washington. formerly presidents present a budget to congress. president obama is a month late, but that's the least of the problems. then congress develops it's own version of the budget, and they vote on it by april 15th, sending it back to the president to be signed into law by then. this has not happened in years. keep in mind appropriating money to pay for things is the one thing that constitution actually requires congress to do. everything else is optional. there is a problem, unlike good wine, a federal budget doe
kind of world war ii camp. allen with al jazeera, north idaho. >>> a tax break for more than 13 million americans, president obama set to unveil the new budget this morning and tell you who will benefit the most if that proposal makes it through congress. plus you might call it thc-tv, marijuana commercials could be coming to a television society near you and life gave them lemons and they made lemonade and going to school. >>> if you think durant is the mbp lebron says not so fast and we will talk about the record in south beach. ♪ welcome back to al jazeera america, i'm stephanie sy, israel's prime minister is pushing back against u.s. diplomacy in the middle east and met with president obama on monday and discussed a framework for reaching a pack with the palestinian and netanyahu had frustration for, syria and iran and to have compromise israel must be secure and netanyahu will deliver the keynote speech to the american, israel publish affairs and apac is the largest and pro-israel lobbying group in the u.s. and as you can see libby casey is joining us from washington and good mor
, that is senator bob mennendez. a possible tax break for 13 million americans. president obama unveiling his new budget. we will tell you if it gets an icy chill on capitol hill when that proposal makes it through congress. >> when i first started the learn with ms. sally, it was hard. it was hard. but i -- this is what i wanted to do. >> fighting illiteracy in adults. one man's journey just to learn how to read. al jazeera america gives you the total news experience anytime, anywhere. more on every screen. digital, mobile, social. visit aljazeera.com. follow @ajam on twitter. and like aljazeera america on facebook for more stories, more access, more conversations. so you don't just stay on top of the news, go deeper and get more perspectives on every issue. al jazeera america. >>> any minute now, israel's prime minister is set to address a key group of lobbyists. this is senator bob mennendez addressing the crowd. benjamin netanyahu will deliver his speech to the american/israel public affairs committee, one day after a closed door meeting with the president. they discussed reaching an agreemen
. >> lawmakers want to know how some of the wealthy americans can hide billions from the tax man. >> i'm john henry smith, a son knocks off his dad's old team. >> we'll share messages from our imprisoned colleagues. before we go to break, we want to share a letter peter wrote from prison. >> we have been doing what every journalist would, recording and trying to make sense of the events with fairness and balance. when the egyptian government declared the muslim brotherhood to be a terrorist organisation, it knocked the wind out of them. talking to them became on act of treason, however >> a live look at the statue of liberty in new york. the new york harbour, a clear but chilly quay. >> the top stories - the army disqualified 588 soldiers from positions of trust. after a major probe into sexual all the. investigate juniors sifted through records of 20,000 military members. it's unclear if the soldiers were kicked out of the military or assigned to new positions. >> members of an armed pro-rush amilitia has taken over some buildings in crimea. they are flying an american flag. it comes as ukra
* america, immaterial alshon siegenthaler and we have a lot to cover this half hour, including tax numbers make it official. legalized marijuana is a big money maker for colorado. a big problem for bit coin, one of the virtual currency's largest exchange practically disappears. and 50 years ago the fight that shocked the world. cascassius clay versus sunny his tonight anhistonight and the che after. a warn to go after began stan, the president today order u.s. military toy begin planning to take all of its troops out of afghanistan by the end of the year. it's the latest to the response by hamid ca karzai to sign an agreement. officials say so the boko haram group was behind an attack on a school that left at least 59 people dead. police say the boys and girls ages 11 and 18 were separated by attackers. the girls were told to go home. the boys butchered, boko haram has been declared a terrorist organization by both nigeria and the united states. ukraine's parliament has delayed until thursday the formation of a new government that was supposed to happen today until there is a new governmen
and transit systems. the highway trust fund which gets $35 billion a year from federal taxes on gasoline could one out of money in august because it's not enough to meet all the road and maintenance needs. for that congress needs to authorize new funding before september but the president's proposal is a lot more ambitious than that, which means its chances of getting through congress are, i think, zero. i say that because the president got nowhere when he tried something more ambitious in 2011. establishing a national infrastructure bank that leverages private investment to fund massive public works across the country in transportation, water and energy. with an infrastructure bank, this has been used in other parts of the world, the federal government would identify big projects, solicit money from the private sector and guarantee the loans required to execute those projects. it's a joint public-private model used by many countries around the world, but smack too much of socialism to many people in congress. in the meantime, america continues to suffer because of lack of leadership on this i
is about choices as a country we have to make a decision, if we are going to protect tax breaks or if we are going to make smart investments to create jobs and grow our economy. coming up, one day after a global drop stocks are up. big time. communities who have been waiting for help. ukraine are easing is that really what happened here? the dow soaring 227 points. it is the best one day gain for the blue chips this year, and the s&p 500 finishes at a record high as well. joining me now, is a managing partner at chatwood fund, you are in dallas, aren't you? right there in dallas. good to see you. why did the stocks take off today everyone keeps telling me it is because of lower tensions in the ukraine, do you buy it? how do you measure it, you form a that is sis. remember, this has been going on for weeks i think the reality is when we look at the situation, here is what we realize, a, most of america is not going to be materially impacted by this conflict. as horrible as it is, yeah, we won't see the harm here. now, will there be disruptions, the major disruptions we see will be most li
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. the fixes sound great but how will we pay for them? taxes. this week president obama urged lawmakers to revamp corporate and business taxes to pay for the infrastructure improvements. he also wants to raise the federal gas tax which is already at more than 18 cents a gallon. we all want safe roads and bridges. the question will be whether we have the political will to make it happen. coming up. this big oscar weekend, we will run down the categories and why the most important money stories of the day might effect your savings, your job or your retirement. whether it's bail-outs or bond rates this stuff gets complicated. but don't worry. i'm here to take the fear out of finance. every night on my show i break down confusing financial speak and make it real. >> this weekend. an in-depth hook at all ten oscar nominated documentaries so "consider this," the only film feature length -- >> this is a long struggle. >> to short subject. >> just like michelangelo, in the sistine chapel. >> only on al jazeera america. >> it is oscar weekend and millions will tune in for hoirld' hollywood's big
they knew nothing about people using swiss banks to dodge taxes. the hearing coming a day after a senate report that said that americans were hiding as much as $12 million in swiss banks. >> and now the jig is up, you say you can't cooperate because of swiss secrecy laws. those laws don't apply in the united states. you are operating in the united states. >> the bank admits some past misconduct by employees but the executive new nothing about it. >>> georgia debating whether to allow discrimination of gays based on religious beliefs. robert there is a delay in the proceedings, do we know why? >> reporter: indeed. they were supposed to meet in the state capitol this morning. they said they were going to have some provisions to the bill. perhaps they weren't ready to speak about the bill. maybe it's pub back from businesses or maybe it's the outrage they are seeing in arizona. but the bill basically says -- it allows any individual or for-profit company who believe that homosexuality is a sin, to openly discriminate against them by denying them employment or banning them from restaurants o
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to the artificial limb allowing the hand to perform multiple taxes simultaneously and intuffitivelntuitively. >> they are starting to implement that. eventually it will will make out to a human being. >> until then, katie walker's training hard for the 100-meter sprint. she hopes to compete in the 2016 paralympics until brazil. jason is searching for the next do. >> i try to inspire people every day because i think people give up way too easy. i do what i do. i am not super superman. i am jusjason. >> we love watching this and seeing how technology can actually, like, help people feel more human. when you think about it, it's like cold and technical, like inhuman sort of machine. but it was helping people to do things that made them feel like participate. >> thanks, phil. that was such a cool story. crystal, you've got something interesting coming up for us. >> my story will make all of you a little bit jealous. i got to study how technology is being applied to wine making. valley. >> we will check that out after this. al jazeera america. we open up your world. >> here on america tonight, an
to temporarily take command of all national forces, the interior ministry, the armed forces, the navy, tax and border control, all commanders should take orders from me only. those who disagree, please resign. >> reporter: that scares crimea's minority population many of their san antonio cesc tourses were deported by stalin. >> it's the in i wa first time e lived under such conditions they ever taken over military bases and civil institutions that's why crimean society is filled with fear, people are afraid of everything. >> reporter: 400 miles north in the second steer, car can khary drapped pro government supporters from the city hall. much of the population opposed the take over the government in kiev. and in kiev. former opposition leader now presidential candidate vitale klischko appealed for calm. >> translator: i edge everybody no provocations, no calls for accept tim. no violence, no anarchy, legal and democratic authorities are formed in ukraine now, all that love their country have to show their patriotism and unity. >> reporter: at a military airport a possible worrying sign o
on the homeowners, or the small business people, and the tax is high, and people always are looking at, we're paying more and we're getting less. we're losing all of the people that make a big salary, and we're left with people who make just 20, 30, or say $40,000 a year, stuff like that. and we expect to fund our schools with that. so yes, it does put a burden on us, and we have to fund public safety, fire, and all of those things that we have to do with that money, and plus, we cannot underfund education. we have to make sure that we fund the education that is required. so it does put a big burden on or community. and all we talked about, the crime in the neighborhood and stuff like that, that's caused from the lack of education. and as a matter of fact, just recently, we hired a mischief that's doing a great job of bringing people together and cutting down the crime rate. so our crime rate is really going down. it's a matter of the haves and the have notes. it's important for all of our children to be educated. i heard someone talking about we need to get our children to suburbia town, but if we
of the version designed for the marine corps. those are just some of the problems in a program now costing tax payers $92 billion over its lifetime, 70% more than originally projected. and not a single jet is ready to go into combat. one day the pentagon says it will buy more than 2400 f-35s to serve the entire military, but in next year's budget it is only going to purchase 34 of them for testing and basic missions. why so few? constructionally mandated budget cuts. every program has to be trimmed to save money. >> the reality of reduced resources and a challenging and changing strategic environment requires us to prioritize and make difficult choices. some of those choices we must make now. >> reporter: despite the many problems and the cost overruns the military has no plans to scrap the f-35. it argues current fighter jets are obsolete, and china and russia are developing fighters that can outfly the jet. rosiland jordan, al jazeera, washington. >>> coming up on al jazeera america, it has been almost a year now since pope francis has become pontiff. >>> welcome back to al jazeera america.
the stealth painting melts off. those are just some of the problems in a program now costing tax pairs $392 billion over its life 250i78. that's 70% more than originally projected. and while pilots are conducting test flights, not a single yet is ready to go into combat. one day the pentagon says it will buy more than 2400 why so few? budget cuts. every program has to be trimmed to save money. >> the reality of reduced resources and a challenging and changing strategic environment requires us to prioritize and make difficult choices. some of those choices we must make now. >> reporter: despite the many problems and the cost overruns, the military has no plans to scrap the f-35. it argues current fighter jets are on sol bleat, and china and russia are developing fighters that will out fly and outgun the american fleet. rosiland jordan, al jazeera, washington. >>> and we are following breaking news coming out of ukraine right now. we're going to go to nick schifrin who is there. there is a developing situation outside of a cafe that involves a un enjoy. nick what are you seeing and hearing? >
parliament and prime minister. i asked what more do they want? interestingly they said taxes. a lot of the tax gas to ukraine proper. they want to see better roads, schools, everything that we see elsewhere in the world, better autonomy. i haven't heard the word secession heard yet but they would like to be as close to russia as they always been. this has been a part of ukraine since 1954, and they really feel that russia is their closest ally. >> the crimeans worried about pocketbook issues. thank you. >>> in washington secretar secrf state john kerry urged all parties not to inflame the situation. >> we urge all parties, that includes the new interim technical government, rightists, oppositionists, others, anybody in the streets that are arm, we urge all parties to avoid all steps that could be misinterpreted or lead to miscalculation or do anything to work, to bring peace and stability, and peaceful transition within the governing process of ukraine. >> the white house is also keeping a close eye on the situation in ukraine. >> we're not going to speculate about what we might do
house republicans will unveil plans for a tax plan already declared dead on arrival. the kentucky republican said he sees no hopes for major tax overhaul this year. he blames democrats, who he says wants to recognize $1 trillion in revenue. he said changes in the tax code should make the company more competitive, not raise more money for the government. >> looking at the weather front, the west could be seeing rain today. >> definitely changes on the way. that is not the case unfortunately here across the upper midwest where the cold air is locked in place, so our cold weather woes continue with a wind chill warning in place across the u.p. of michigan where it could get 40 below zero in the overnight hours. today, we have high pressure that continues to build in, drawing down that arctic air mass into the southern plains and spreading to the east. here in texas, temperatures at much as 20 degrees colder than this time yesterday, so in addition to the rain and thunderstorm activity, we're seeing along the gulf coast further inland, we are seeing patchy, in land rain for slick road
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to child abuse. a congressional report says 19,000 u.s. customers used overseas banks to evade taxes and defraud the government and the report says the justice department has not pushed swiss bankers hard enough to reveal the names of those americans. those are the headlines this hour. i am john siegenthaler seeing. see you back here at 11 eastern 8 pacific time. soccer for all, a nearly indestrustable ball that let's kids play in some of the roughest places. consider this with antonio morrow is am coming up next. i will see you at 11:00. >> arizona's anti-gayu-gay bill vetoed but a country that receives billions of aid could send gaze to jail for life. should we put moral clauses on foreign funding. the rank and fired why the u.s. army is getting rid of dozens of soldiers. countlessva venzuelans. imagine taking the dog for a walk and coming home with $10 million in treasurer. hello, i am antonio morrow. welcome to "conde
parliament and they are already the only autonomous republic in ukraine. a lot of it is about money, taxes, revenues, they want that to stay here and that is what they are talking about now. we are not hearing words about succession for now. but certainly most of the people here are looking towards the east, are looking toward russia where they say they feel much more kin ship and think what happened in kiev they were not consulted really kind of marginalizes them and especially unhappy that kiev made a ukraine the ukraine the official language because people here speak russia. >> reporter: and jennifer class is there this morning and i want to go to phil who is joining us from moscow and phil after going into hiding former president victor yanukovich has suddenly emerged in russia and set to speak here if a couple hours, what has he been up to, do we know anything about his plans? >> well, thomas we know he expects to hold a press contrends and this will be his first appearance publically since he was ousted from kiev. we are being told it will happen in the town on don and not confirmed
, but for tax payers? >> well, that's why i made this film, to tell you th,to tell yo. i want this program to be replicated across the country or even standardized legislatively passed in law to make this standardized care. at this point the elderly population in prisons are growing so quickly. the program in iowa, the one i filmed, used a lot of community volunteers. they would get church groups to knit the quilts. they would make things at their own costs. it's a no-brainer in the sense that this program can be replicated at no to low costs across the country. >> just ahead describing the civil rights struggle through song. back up singers who had their path to stardom blacked by prejudice. and an act of bigotry, consider this for your consideration is back after this. >> the physical distance between back up singers and the star they're backing may only be 20 feet, but the struggle to get from one to another a lifetime. with obstacles that have nothing to do with talent. >> there is a power for these women to stand on the stage. it's a bit of a walk is complicated. >> my greatest pleasu
change... tax policy... the economy... iran... healthcare... ad guests on all sides of the debate. >> this is a right we should all have... >> it's just the way it is... >> there's something seriously wrong... >> there's been acrimony... >> the conservative ideal... >> it's an urgent need... and a host willing to ask the tough questions >> how do you explain it to yourself? and you'll get... the inside story ray suarez hosts inside story next only on al jazeera america >> this is al jazeera america. live from new york city, this is toins. the crisis of the ukraine is deepening. russia denies it issueden an ultimatum. this as the eu and the u.s. consider sanctions. and other measures if russia does not end military actions in ukraine. the crisis in ukraine could also impact how much i pay at the -- you pay at the pump. russia as you know is one of the world's biggest oil producers and fear of a possible disruption at the pump is driving prices higher by almost 2%. >>> short range missiles, response to annual military exercises taking place between the u.s. and south korea. into the
, companies, and he sees britain's empire of tax havens over which the sun never sets. this is why vladimir putin believes that the western elite is, in fact, corrupt. there has been start lipping news from london, a -- startling news from london, a leak to the "guardian" newspaper that britain's government issued an internal position paper saying that britain wants to stop american sanctions from hurting the interests of the city of london. that means ta britain is talking in conversations with n.a.t.o. allies that it doesn't want sanctions that can hit vladimir putin where it hurts. >> you're reporting that you believe they are considering in london some sort of legislation that would prevent american sanctions affecting the city of london. >> there was a leak to a british newspaper, an internal position paper of what the government should argue for over the next few days within the west, and that is a point >> that indicates there's no willingness on the british side to go forward with significant sanctions against russia. >> exactly. the only sanctions that could hurt vladimir putin and
is that syria has agreed to a new plan to remove all of its chemical weapons by april. taxed with destroying the pace of removing chemicals is as last picking up. during an attacks on eastern damascus. more than 1,000 people russia helps bring about a deal prompting to destroy the chemical arms and the time line was drawn up from when syria would ship out for it to be more than 1,000 tons. it was supposed to have given up it's entire arsenal, but the deadline was missed. the head of the u.n. commission overseeing the says progress which is pretty fast is now being made. >> as you know, the authorities have submitted the revised plan with a timetable of around 60 days, in order to accelerate, and to intensify their efforts to ensure timely remove for on ward destruction. and we are working very activity, and we anticipate a lot of action in the month of march, and so for today i was able to report to the executive council, as tomorrow to the secure council that as of today, nearly one third of syria's chemical weapons has been removed or destroyed inside the country, so it is a benchmark. >>
been trying to shut down the excise tax department in bangkok. they forced some of the employees to leave, but the office continued to function. the government says a state of emergency in bangkok could be extended until protests end completely. >>> malaysia's highest court has delayed ruling on whether to hear the catholic church's bid to call god ala. last october a lower court ruled in favor of the government saying that non-muslims are not allowed to use the word ala. >>> china has lifted spending to $132 billion. that promise as well as others to tackle corruption and keep the economy growing have been announced as parliament opened its session. >> reporter: opening this parliamentary session, china's leaders seem determined to develop a kind of military machine that would fit the world's second biggest economy. it was announced military spending would increase by 12% despite the current national drive to save money. >> translator: last year we made solid progress in strength owning national defense. this has increased our military capacity. >> reporter: the extra budget wil
. >>> in thailand, some are trying to shut down the excise tax in bang coko bangkok. some lifted concrete barriers and forced employees to leave. the office continues to function. the government says a state of emergency could be extended until the protests end completely. >>> malaw malasia's highest co s judges postponing a decision. last october a lower court ruled in favor of the government saying none of them were allowed to use the word "allah. it has been a year since the death of hugo chavez. his successor, maduro will oversee a military parade which is due to start in the capitol within hours. there will be a ceremony at the hilltop mausoleum housing his remains. those are taking place in the shadow of venzuela's worst unrest in a decade. thousands of anti-government protesters took to the streets on tuesday. many activists wore white to symbolize peace. the government says 18 people have been killed and hundreds injured in about a month of protests. the demonstrations begin over chronic foot shortages and rising crime. >> in the street are children. it can't be like this. it can't. i want
enough. >> interestingly all these subsidies and all that there are higher taxes and some salaries are lower, but, again, the rate of happiness of the people in the netherlands seems to be very high, unemployment is comparable to the united states. so it seems like the country is doing just fine and if the kids are happy that's a good thing. it's good to see you. again, your blog is finding dutch land, it's a pressure to have you on the show. >>> and the show may be over but the conversation continues on our website, aljazerra.com/considerthis or on our facebook or google plus pages and on twitter at ajconsiderthis, we'll see you next time. vitaly klitschko >> good evening, everyone. welcome to al jazeera america. i'm john seigenthaler, in new york. >>> arizona showdown. high stakes and emotion in the battle over a bill blasted at antigay - will it be signed for not. >> coming home. with the afghan security deal in lim limbo, president obama's plan to bring all troops out of the country by the end of the year. >>> a big coin
they are immigrants and oftentimes they are paid under the table so people can avoid taxes? >> we are talking about a whole new approach here. where we can actually bring the entire workforce out of the shadows, create good wages, good jobs, good training, bring the whole industry out of the shadows, and actually create more opportunity, while we create more support. >> and i know that those pimas well, the elderly deserve all that support and respect. thanks for joining us. >> thanks for having me. >>> our week long series aging america continues next time on this program. >> we simply understand each other. i think all of us are a little afraid of being pandered to, of being dumbed down, i hate people who come and take my elbow and try to help me across the street because i have white harry. i want to say, sonny, cut that out. >> your elders and betters, spending quality time with the senior citizens of a growing movement. seniors helping seniors for the long haul. and calling all caregivers, "america tonight's" digital team wants to you share your stories, visit us online at aljazerra.com/americ
and all that there are higher taxes and some salaries are lower, but, again, the rate of happiness of the people in the netherlands seems to be very high, unemployment is comparable to the united states. so it seems like the country is doing just fine and if the kids are happy that's a good thing. it's good to see you. again, your blog is finding dutch land, it's a pressure to have you on the show. >>> and the show may be over but the conversation continues on our website, aljazerra.com/considerthis or on our facebook or google plus pages and on twitter at ajconsiderthis, we'll see you next time. >> >> president obama issues an ultimatum to afghan president hamid karzai - sign an agreement or u.s. troops will leave the country by the end of the year. >> i'm not from east, i'm not from west. imukraine. >> uniting a divided nation - a major city where ukraine's revolution is not welcomed by the soviet generation. >> plus, peril for the produce industry. why some healthy snacks may become forbidden fruit. >>
. it is always the surprise. >> a surprise that brazilians live for with taxes and anticipations. this year is no exception. >>> meanwhile it's the last weekend before mardi gras in new orleans. they are marching down the street from now until tuesday. the party ends on tuesday, the night before the lent season begins for the christian calendar. >>> going for the golden statue. they may not be famous, but we show you you the rich crop of documenties vying for an honour at the show. >> people in the u.k. and ireland got a dazzling light show thursday night. the northern lights were the best from years. they are created when solar winds were created. the time lapse photos were taken in northern england and along the coast. >> soon the documentaries at the oscars. but first the snow and meteorologist eboni deon. >> most of the ages along the u.s. that will change. many areas across the east-west and north-east seeing conditions deteriorating. an area of low pressure spinning off the coast of california, moving east ward. we are pulling in a lot of moisture. there's a severe warning in addition
control of all forces. military, navy, tax, boarder control. all commanders should take orders from me only. those that disagree, please resign. >> many of the tatar ancestors were deported by stalin in 1954. >> it's the first time in modern history that they have lived under these conditions. crimean society is filled with fear. people are afraid of everyone and everything. >> 400 miles north in the second city. pro-russian demonstrators drag supporters from city hall and raise the russian flag there. much of the population oppose the take over of the government. in kiev former opposition leader, presidential candidate appealed for calm. >> i urge everybody, no provocation, calls for separatism, no anarchy. they are not formed in ukraine. all who love the country have to show their patriotism. at a military airport. a worrying sign of things to come. >> one mystery solved. the men in uniform took over airports. the crimean riot police, intelligence forces and some officers of russia's back sea fleet according to the deputy prime minister. >> jennifer glasse joins us on the phone. she'
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